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NS2218 - Clinical Nursing Practice 4 (Midwifery)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)

In this subject students will build on knowledge gained in Clinical Nursing Practice 3. They will continue to learn about pathophysiological processes which may affect patients throughout their lifespan. Related medical-surgical nursing skills and professional development will be addressed. Problem-solving skills are emphasised so that students can appropriately, systematically and expeditiously assess a client's functional health status and assist the client to meet his/her functional health care needs.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop assessment skills and institute nursing management to provide safe and effective nursing care to patients with specific dysfunction;
  • discuss the clinical aspects of treatment practices for the patient who is experiencing an alteration in functional health status;
  • integrate theoretical and practical knowledge into clinical practice;
  • identify various methods of managing nursing care (eg team, task and total patient care);
  • utilise evidence based information for nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NS1003 AND NS1004 AND BM1011 AND BM1022 AND NS1222 AND NS1211 AND HS1111
NS2213 NS2214


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Helen Wright
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 60 hours - Indicative only
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: indicative only.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.